Swine Flu

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Name: Swine Flu
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Ebola ward at SCB Medical College and Hospital soon

CUTTACK: The rising incidents of dreaded has prompted authorities here to open a separate ward for such cases in the hospital."Though no Ebola case has been reported in India, the state government asked us to remain prepared for any eventuality. An isolated ... [Published Times of India - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Is Ebola Coming to a Barn Near You?

Let's take a moment to give some gratitude for not living in a country directly feeling the weight of an Ebola outbreak right now. The Ebola virus is a horrific, currently untreatable disease (though an experimental drug developed using genetically modified ... [Published Hobby Farms - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Four swine flu patients critical

PUNE: Four swine flu patients admitted to different hospitals in the city are critically ill and have been put on ventilator support. Two of them are from the city (Kondhwa and Pimpri) while the other two are from adjoining districts who were brought ... [Published Times of India - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola Exposes Africa's Weaknesses

When Ebola broke out in Guinea several months ago and then spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, little attention was paid to it. It was a localised disease in the bushes of West Africa and would be contained there.Since then it has spread to the cities ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Methods and kits to detect new H1N1 “swine flu” variants

Methods and kits used in the detection of the H1N1/09 influenza virus are provided. The methods include the use of nucleic acids to detect H1N1/09 generally as well as H1N1/09 variants resistant to antiviral compositions. ... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Fewer swine flu cases, but Maharashtra's mortality rate high

PUNE: The mortality rate after swine flu infection in Maharashtra remains high though the number of cases has dropped. Of the 52 patients with the infection, 14 died between January and August 18, a state health department report says.This year's mortality ... [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

The latest Ebola outbreak – implications for investors

IntroductionSome background on EbolaPast experiencesTo provide some context it is worth reviewing past pandemics – both real and feared. There were three influenza pandemics in the last century: 1918-19, 1957 and 1968. The 1957 and 1968 pandemics are ... [Published Switzer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of Rain: A Blessing in Disguise for Health Dept

SANGAREDDY: Though the lack of rains have left the farming community in the lurch, officials of the district medical department heaved a sigh of relief as no cases of waterborne disease were reported from the district.Besides, apart from the lack of rains, ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola emergency

The deadly ebola virus has already claimed over 1,000 lives and infected about 2,000 people in the West African countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. The outbreak is a reminder of SARS in 2002-03, which claimed nearly 800 lives, and ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The photo that sums up the woes of flying a US carrier

When it comes to United States carriers’ economics, I just don’t get it. Airports are busy and aircraft are full, but the airlines, by virtue of their actions toward their consumers, can’t seem to make a profit.First they took away the peanuts, then ... [Published ETurboNews - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Emperor who listens to his conscience (Conclusion)

August 15, 2014 10:56 pmby EFREN L. DANAOEmperor Know-It-All, or Emperor KIA, a special child who came to be called a man of destiny, had no use for his council of ministers. He seldom consulted them because, as a straight “C” student in a school for ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

H1N1 Virus or Swine Flu Continues to Spread in Australia; Young and Elderly 'Vulnerable'

The swine flu is back in AustraliaHealth experts warned that the deadly swine flu is a "predominant strain" and has claimed the lives of 1,600 Australians in 2009. Records reveal Queensland as the state with the highest number of swine flu cases at 6,890 ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 13 2014]

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He said doctors, nurses and paramedic staff would be trained on ways to handle Ebola cases as it is a highly contagious disease. "SCB had successfully managed swine flu and dengue outbreak in the state and is capable of handling Ebola too" he added
In addition, one particular viral clone that had the five consensus mutations plus three HA mutations was "able to infect ferrets by airborne transmission as effectively as the pandemic virus" the report says
"The condition of all four swine flu infected patients is critical but stable. They are recovering" said S T Pardeshi, medical officer of health, Pune Municipal Corporation
She said that hygiene measures implemented so far were "stop-gap" and that crew had "no idea if we are carrying a victim or if we ourselves are carriers of the virus"

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Wonkbook: What the world’s top central bankers ... [Published Ezra Klein - 20 hours ago]
Ebola Exposes Africa's Weaknesses [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
Methods and kits to detect new H1N1 “swine flu”... [Published Free Patents Online - Aug 19 2014]
Should You Worry About an Ebola Outbreak in the... [Published Mercola - Aug 19 2014]
PCR Screening and Typing, Toolset Expanded for ... [Published Lab Medica - Aug 19 2014]
Quarantines are long-term investment [Published Kathmandu Post - Aug 19 2014]
Anti-TSG101 antibodies and their uses for treat... [Published PharmCast - Aug 19 2014]
Fewer swine flu cases, but Maharashtra's mortal... [Published Times of India - Aug 19 2014]
The latest Ebola outbreak – implications for in... [Published Switzer - Aug 19 2014]
Ebola, bioterrorism and depopulation (1) [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 19 2014]
Fewer H1N1 cases, but Maharashtra's death rate ... [Published Times of India - Aug 18 2014]
Patient isolated after tests confirm they have ... [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Russia veto on EU footstuffs has knock-on effec... [Published SUR - Aug 18 2014]
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Westminster Group updates further on Ebola [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Aug 18 2014]
West Africa Ebola Update [Published TrustNet - Aug 18 2014]
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GOP Congressman: People Crossing Border Could H... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Aug 15 2014]
“This administration doesn’t have the desire, doesn’t have the will to actually stop it.” View Video › Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas says people crossing the border could be terrorists or have Ebola, adding the Obama administration won't ...
Doctors Warn Inconsistent CDC Ebola Information... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 11 2014]
As The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the current Ebola outbreak a global health emergency. About 1,800 cases of the virus were reported to WHO, with approximately 1,000 deaths attributed to ...
Misinformation diffusing online [Published IntelliBriefs - Aug 11 2014]
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/07/140731111015.htm The spread of misinformation through online social networks is becoming an increasingly worrying problem. Researchers in India have now modeled how such fictions and diffuse through those ...
Here's the Science to Refute Right-Wing Ebola S... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Aug 08 2014]
As deaths mount in Africa from the worst Ebola outbreak in history—and with two Ebola patients now being treated in Atlanta—fears that the disease could take hold in this country have run rampant. And while it spans the political spectrum, there does ...
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